Friday, 5 April 2013

The Economist Considers

When The Economist considers anything, it's worth reading for the sense of perspective provided. Here is a current item published about the Clash of Nature in the Western Isles. It draws attention to the pressures experienced by island communities which have managed their environment for centuries and which are now under increasing outside influences from conservation bodies. The accompanying photographs serve as a reminder why these places are seen, especially by visitors, as idyllic.

Scottish Islands Explorer - aware of the idyllic and the intrusive

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